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Library Special Collections Assistant - Center for Lowell History

Company: University of Massachusetts Lowell
Location: Lowell
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

The Center for Lowell History is seeking a part-time Library Special Collections Assistant. Responsibilities include: Tasks to be shared and coordinated with Archivist and Special Projects Manager and PADA Archivist Alarm and de-Alarm Mogan Center in coordination with National Park Protection/Employees Follow all UMass Lowell and LNHP Covid19 work protocols. Schedule appointments with Faculty, Students and researchers to access CLH resources. Assist in retrieving materials and instructing on use policies. Respond to research questions, by phone, email, and LibAnswers while maintain a record of daily visitor and research requests with topic, collections accessed, and point of contact point: (phone, email, in person) Maintain photocopier and microfilm readers and assist patron use. Maintain physical files and databases for Agreements, Collections, Correspondence, Donations, Inventories and Finding Aids, Oral History Release Forms, Policies, etc. Inventory and shelf-read archival and bibliographic holdings. Process Archival Collections Transcribe Oral History interviews and secure release forms Assist in digitizing and creating metadata for Center for Lowell Historys online collections. Lift heavy boxes, rearrange and re-house collections to maximize shelving efficiency. Supervise/train work study students and interns. Minimum Qualifications (Required): HS Diploma/GED equivalent and some related experience Preferred Qualifications: Some college preferred Special Instructions to Applicants: This is a temporary, part-time, non-benefited, non-unit position (18 hours per week).Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applicants are received. Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required at the time of application.

Keywords: University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell , Library Special Collections Assistant - Center for Lowell History, Other , Lowell, Massachusetts

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